The Triumph of Caesar

The Triumph of Caesar

Book - 2009
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Gordianus, recently returned from Egypt with his wife Bethesda, is essentially retired from his previous profession of "Finder" but even he cannot refuse the call of Calpurnia, Caesar's wife. Troubled by dreams foretelling disaster and fearing a conspiracy against the life of Caesar, she had hired someone to investigate the rumors.
Publisher: New York : Minotaur Books, 2009, c2008.
ISBN: 9780312556990
0312556993
Branch Call Number: SAYLOR S
Characteristics: 311 p. ; 21 cm.

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Jun 01, 2014

The Triumph of Caesar --- by Stephen Saylor. Saylor has a small series of books to his credit featuring featuring the character, the finder, Gordianus. Set in ancient Rome, in the days of Caesar and Cleopatra, the story line of this installment has the elderly sleuth try to find who was responsible for the murder of his friend Hieronymus. Hieronymus had been retained by Calpurnia, Ceasar’s wife, to find who was endangering his life. Hieronymus, presumably, had come close to the answer, when he gave up his life to his murderer. The novel moves at a sedate pace teaching us considerably about life in Rome as it goes along. The ancient Romans did not kill by gunfire or by speeding car but their simpler methods could be just as lethal. A relaxing read.

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